Jul 22, 2011 11:30am PDT
just like everybody else. we know they have a big job to do and a lot of work ahead of them. we just put all our faith in lapd. there is a lot of work to done than. we understand what a long road it is for the lapd. what they have ahead of them. we are really just waiting for the legal process to take shape. >> we're hearing that the police department may wait until monday before commenting about the arrest. bryan stow is in serious condition but he did have a breakthrough this week. his family reports that he opened and closed his eyes and appeared to give a thumbs up sign. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee was charged by activists over the shooting death of a convicted at the lone of from seattle. it came in spite of the fact that a medical examiner that he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. nick smith joins us. >> many refused to accept the words of that investigation. in fact, take a look at this video. before san francisco mayor ed lee could celebrate the groundbreaking of a new library in bay view he was crushed by reporters and members of the community who had questions of
Jul 16, 2011 8:00am PDT
. safeway says the ban violates the constitutional right to sell cigarettes. originally big box stores had been allowed to sell cigarettes. they found it discriminated against other pharmacies and the city extend that had ban. >> the smoking ban in san francisco has been in place for years but a change to that law last year is having an impact on places where a certain kind of smoking has koorntd continued. they are cracking down on hooka lounges. >> you fill it up with water halfway. >> he demonstrates the hookah at polk street tobacco shot which is next door to hookah dream lounge. he says his dad put $100,000 into the lounge and isn't sure what to do next. >> a lot of families are going to go broke. who knows what is going to happen. >> its water pipe for smoking flavored tobaccos through a long tube. multiple users can use different mouthpieces. they say it's nothing like cigarette tobacco. >> but the department of public health disagrees. >> there is a lot of science that exposure from the hookah is equal not greater than cigarettes because of the number of people and amount of time.